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I Have A Tendancy To Isolate Myself

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    Whenever I feel really impulsive I isolate

    myself in my room because I don't want to do something stupid like have impulsive sex, buy useless things, and do something that gives me adrenaline. Whenever I'm sad with a combination of happy, I feel like a impulsive self destructive train that will keep going and going till...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2014

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    It's probably a defense mechanism but I do it to avoid people becoming apart of my life. Until I see that they're worthy
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    i sound silly, but for a week now i have started making myself sick after anything or everything i eat? i cant seem to stop myself or i just be angry and want to scream im sick...
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    King Me I saw the world through the lens of a pinhole camera. I saw nothing. I was blind. In between a black hole and a super nova is where you'll find me. Imploding and expanding...
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    Anytime that I'm feeling more sad than other days, I call them the "I have no hope" days. I act way more weird that I would usually act to the point where I have to tell myself to...
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    I haven't burned myself for years, but the urge is still there. I don't know why I do it; Adrenaline I guess. Each burn has a very fond memories, and I love feeling the healed...
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